Friday, October 17, 2008

Update on Judge Edward Nottingham

It looks like U.S. District Judge Edward Nottingham's days on the bench are coming to an end. The latest relevations come from a prostitute filed an ethics complaint against the judge alleging he asked her to lie about paying her for sex.


Anonymous said...

Denver Chief U.S. District Court Judge Edward Nottingham resigned to
end the judicial misconduct investigations against him.

There are now five other public federal judicial misconduct
investigations pending. [ U.S. Magistrate Judge Alan J. Baverman, U.S.
District Court Judge Samuel Kent, U.S. District Court Judge Thomas
Porteous, U.S. District Court Judge Manuel Real, and Chief U.S.
Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski].

It appears Magistrate Judge Alan J. Baverman will likely be the next
to resign [ see ] as his judicial
complaint warranted the formation of a judicial investigative
committee for supported allegations of extortion of $1,000,000,
obstruction of justice, witness tampering, perjury and threats of

According to a recent October 13, 2008 article -- there have only been
18 federal investigative committee formed in response to the 1,454
federal judicial complaints filed in the U.S. over the last few years
[ see ]. This
article describes the federal judicial misconduct investigative

The frequent corruption headlines relating to the financial markets
and politics should be a lesson to us all --- we should always act to
rid ourselves of corruptions instead of limiting our actions to only
instances that very directly affect our own lives. Unchecked
corruption does eventually affect us all.

I hope readers of this post agree and will actually make an effort to
ensure the pending judicial investigations receive a proper 'open-eye'
investigation. Make some calls, send some emails, forward information
to others who may actually make a difference, or volunteer your own

As Edmund Burke stated in 1770, "All that is necessary for the triumph
of evil is that good men do nothing" and "When bad men combine, the
good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied
sacrifice in a contemptible struggle." These words are as true today
as they were centuries ago.

Please do not sit idle. Do not allow our system of justice to follow
the path of our financial system.

Paul B. Kennedy said...

Thank you for you comment and the sentiment.